Man has died after he was stopped by the public follwing a bag snatch in Oxley.
More Child Sex Crimes Reported To Police In West Midlands
The West Midlands saw a rise in child sexual abuse reports of more than a third over the last year.
The figures published by the NSPCC show more than 3,200 people contacted officers to report abuse across the region.
That's up from 1,000 the year before.
The charity says it's a problem which isn't going away.
Nationally, there's also been a big rise in the number of sexual offences against children being reported to police.
Cases were up by a third across England and Wales in the year to last April - to an average of 85 a day.
A Sandwell teenager has been jailed for life for killing a man and injuring another following a dispute over a stolen television.
A former Birmingham police officer has been found guilty of 40 sex offences against children as young as 8, despite two previous failed investigations into his abuse.
Police have found hammers, replica guns and knives as they search parks and outside flats in the West Midlands.
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